The next feature update for Windows 10, called the April 2018 Update, is being released today and with it comes a lot of new features. Many of these features focus on enabling you to use Windows 10 in a more efficient manner so that you can get your tasks done quicker and easier.
The UK Department of Health and Social Care has announced that it will transition all National Health Service (NHS) computer systems to Windows 10.
Microsoft announced today that the next Windows 10 feature update will be called "April 2018 Update" and will be released this Monday. With this update Microsoft is focusing on helping people making the most of their time by introducing new features that make it easier and faster to finish tasks.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Build 17655 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. In this build, Microsoft begins its first step of transitioning the Windows network stack to use the Net Adapter framework. The first network component to take advantage of this framework is a new driver for mobile broadband.
Microsoft released yesterday two new Windows Update packages meant to fix the Spectre v2 vulnerability.
A welcome page shown by Microsoft Edge in the latest Windows 10 Redstone 4 Insider build may have leaked the name of the upcoming Windows 10 feature update. While everyone has been calling the next update the "Spring Creators Update", Microsoft Edges's welcome page in build 17134.1 is calling it the "April Update".
With the release of Windows 10 Insider build 17650, Microsoft added a new stripped down version called "Windows Lean" that uses approximately 2GB less space on x64 systems. It achieves this by not installing many of the standard apps and features that are usually installed in Windows 10.
In the latest Redstone 5 skip ahead build for Windows 10 Insiders, Microsoft has added a hidden feature that enables a dark theme in File Explorer. While the new theme is in the very beginning development stages (hopefully!!), it's currently not a sight to behold.
Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17650 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. In this build, Microsoft focused on Windows Defender with a new design to the Windows Defender Security Center and adding Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) support to the Windows Defender Firewall.
Windows 10 builds contain many hidden features that are used by Microsoft to debug code or test applications that have not been officially released yet. A new tool has been released that enables you to find and enable these hidden features in Windows 10.
Microsoft admitted yesterday that the reason it did not launch the Spring Creators Update for Windows 10 last week was because of technical issues the company encountered with the supposed final release.
Today, Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17134 (Redstone 4) to insiders on the fast ring. This build does not contain any new features, but rather acts as a new build with security updates included that fix the vulnerabilities from KB4100375.
Not too much new ransomware released this week, but rather just general ransomware news. One item of interest was the joke ransomware called PUBG Ransomware that made you play Player's Unknown Battleground in order to decrypt your files. Other than that, it was just news about new variants that were released or about variants.
While ransomware has evolved into targeted attacks rather than mass spam campaigns, it is still a significant threat to businesses and consumers. Microsoft must agree, as in the upcoming Spring Creators Update, Microsoft has added a dedicated Ransomware Protection section in the Windows Defender Security Center settings.
A highly requested feature is the ability to use copy and paste keyboard shortcuts when in a Windows 10 Bash prompt. As of Windows Insider build 17643, this feature is now available as a setting in the Windows Command Prompt.
Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17643 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. In this build Microsoft adds Sets+Office 365 integration and Microsoft Edge, Data Sense, and Magnifier improvements.
Even though Windows already has quite a few ways to create screenshots, Windows sleuths discovered a new feature called "Screen Clip" being developed in Windows 10 Redstone 5. Screen Clip allows a Windows 10 user to drag a selection of the screen and create a screenshot from it.
Whether you've had Windows 10 for months or just upgraded from an old computer to a new one that uses it, you can use a range of apps that work with the operating system to get more done in less time. Here are some productivity apps to try.
With the imminent release of Windows 10 build 1803, also known as the Spring Creators Update, we may be seeing the end of the Disk Cleanup program. In this latest feature update a new Setting has been added called "Free up space now" that performs the same function as Disk Cleanup, but in my opinion, does a better job.
Yesterday Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17639 to insiders on the Redstone 5 Skip Ahead ring. As Redstone 4, otherwise known as the Spring Creators Update, is being prepped for distribution, we will only see new builds in the Redstone 5 change for the time being.